Andrew Byrnes

Andrew Byrnes is the Chair of the Steering Committee for the Australian Human Rights Centre and he joined the UNSW Law Faculty as Professor of International Law in May 2005. Previously, he was Professor of Law at the Australian National University (2001-2005) and prior to that was Associate Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, where he was Director of the Centre for Comparative and Public Law and Director of the Master of Laws in Human Rights until his departure in 2001.

For the AHRCentre, Andrew co-directs projects on disability and human rights, Peoples' Tribunals, and national human rights institutions and the Asia-Pacific forum.